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Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Oct. 8, 2018

Keith J. Murphy is vice president of supply chain services at The University of Miami Health System.
Keith J. Murphy is vice president of supply chain services at The University of Miami Health System.


Yuni Navarro has been named executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Ocean Bank. She was EVP and head of human resources. Navarro has a bachelor’s in business administration, and a juris master in banking compliance, from Florida International University.


Anthony J. “AJ” Nickel is sales director of the Southeast 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, location of The Yacht Group. He was in sales and management at National Marine Suppliers.


At Schwartz Media Strategies:

▪ Jaclyn Messina has been named vice president. She was senior account director at rbb Communications.

▪ Kelly Magee joins as an account director. She was vice president at Risa Heller Communications in New York.


At Miami-Dade College:

▪ Bryan Stewart is new medical campus president. He was previously vice president of the Trinity River campus at Tarrant County College, where he implemented programs in nursing and allied health. Stewart has a bachelor’s in science from Tarleton State University, and a master’s and Ph.D. from the University of North Texas.

▪ Tommie Norris is dean of the Benjamin Leon School of Nursing. She held various leadership positions at the Unviersity of TEnnessee Health Service Center College of Nursing, most recently as associate dean for evaluation and effectiveness. Norris has a bachelor’s in nursing science from the University of Memphis, and a master’s of nursing science in community health and family nursing from the University of Tennessee.

Wilhelm Lapica has been named founding principal at Downtown Doral Charter Upper School, a grades 6-12 bilingual charter school. He was director of services for National Academic Educational Partners. Lapica has a bachelor’s in history from the University of Florida.


Jon D. Hennemyre has been named administrator at Memorial Manor in Pembroke Pines. He was senior executive director of the Life Care Centers of America facility in Palm Beach Gardens. Hennemyre has degrees in business and education from Bowling Green State University.

This space lists promotions of executives at the director level and above who are based in Broward, Miami-Dade or Monroe counties. Announcements, also at, are for full-time, paid positions — not for board or volunteer positions. Send items, with jpeg of a head shot, to Please use the word ‘Movers’ in the subject field of the email.

Mover’s spotlight

Name: Keith J. Murphy

New position: Vice president of supply chain services at The University of Miami Health System.

From: Yale New Haven Health System, where he was executive director of corporate supply chain

About: In this newly created role, Murphy will oversee the supply chain of the health system, including the hospital-based and ambulatory facilities, and the UM Medical Group.

Also: He spent more than 14 years at YNHH. He has also been manager, supply chain at SBC/SNET (now AT&T) for eight years, and was president at Innovative Concrete Corp. for nearly 11 years.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business from Albertus Magnus College in Connecticut.

Best advice: Surround yourself with a smart hard working team; empower them and then trust them to do the right thing for the organization. Mentor and provide your team with the what they need to be personally successful and the rest will take care of itself.

See past senior-level hires and promotions in South Florida for 2017-2018: Jan. 2, 2017Jan. 9, 2017Jan. 16, 2017Jan. 23, 2017Jan. 30, 2017 Feb. 6, 2017Feb. 13, 2017Feb. 20, 2017Feb. 27, 2017 March 6, 2017 March 13, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 27, 2017 April 3, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 17, 2017April 24, 2017 May 1, 2017 May 8, 2017May 15, 2017May 22, 2017May 29, 2017June 5, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 19, 2017June 26, 2017July 3, 2017July 10, 2017July 17, 2017July 24, 2017July 31, 2017 Aug. 7, 2017Aug. 14, 2017▪ Aug. 21, 2017▪ Aug. 28, 2017▪ Sept. 4, 2017Sept. 11, 2017(No Movers ran on Sept. 18, 2017)Sept. 25, 2017 Oct. 3, 2017Oct. 9, 2017Oct. 16, 2017Oct. 23, 2017 Oct. 31, 2017Nov. 5, 2017Nov. 13, 2017Nov. 20, 2017(No Movers ran on Nov. 27, 2017)▪ Dec. 4, 2017▪ Dec. 11, 2017Dec. 18, 2017(No Movers ran on Jan. 1, 2018)▪ Jan. 8, 2018Jan. 15, 2018▪ Jan. 22, 2018▪ Jan. 29, 2018▪ Feb. 5, 2018▪ Feb. 12, 2018▪ Feb. 19, 2018▪ Feb. 26, 2018March 5, 2018▪ March 12, 2018▪ March 19, 2018▪ March 26 )(No Movers ran on April 2, 2018)April 9, 2018▪ April 16, 2018▪ April 23, 2018▪ April 30, 2018May 7, 2018 ▪ May 14, 2018 ▪ May 21, 2018 ▪ May 28, 2018 ▪ June 4, 2018 ▪ June 11, 2018▪ June 18, 2018▪ June 25, 2018 (No Movers ran on July 9) ▪ July 16, 2018 ▪ July 23, 2018▪  July 30, 2018 ▪ Aug. 6, 2018▪ Aug. 13, 2018 ▪ Aug. 20, 2018 ▪ Aug. 27, 2018 ▪ Sept. 3, 2018▪ Sept. 10, 2018 ▪ Sept. 17, 2018 ▪ Sept. 24, 2018 ▪ Oct. 1, 2018